Latest Saanich Council resolutions

CBRA Chair Eric Dahli attended last night’s Saanich Council meeting, and reports:

  1. Humane Regional Deer Management Strategy-approved. Click here for a very interesting presentation made by Everett Peterson (Goward House’s woodland steward) on the link between deer and our difficulties in increasing the tree canopy. 
  2. Tree Protection Interim options. Staff will prepare a 2020 budget submission to cover possible increased costs.  ( there was a concern about more $$ being spent on administration)
  3. Variance permit approved for Galey Farms:“ Howard the Gnome” will stand up this fall.  There was some opposition and a few emotional outbursts, As council member Colin Plant said, “We are only talking about a 16” variance”

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